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UT researchers work to avoid another water crisis

UT researchers work to avoid another water crisis

Bryce Buyakie, Associate News Editor
February 28
Filed under News, Top Stories

In 2014, the city of Toledo enacted its infamous water drinking ban when high amounts of a toxin released by harmful algal blooms was found in the water, and it was determined unfit for human consumption. Three years later, this problem is still cause for much concern; with harmful algal bloom season...

‘Water as a Weapon’

Yasmeen Hamdah, Staff Reporter
April 19
Filed under Community

Could you manage having access to less than a fifth of the water that you use in order to hydrate, bathe, do your laundry and all of your other needs? On April 24, ‘Water as a Weapon’ will educate the audience in the University of Toledo Driscoll Auditorium at 4 p.m. about the water crisis in...

UT raises water crisis awareness

Yasmeen Hamdah, Staff Reporter
April 13
Filed under Community

Would you run a 5K race with heavy jugs of water strapped to your back? You can do just that next weekend at the fourth annual Walk for Water Toledo. And it’s for a good reason: to raise awareness about the difficulty of finding clean drinking water in third-world countries. Kristy Kagy is the president...

Fighting for Flint

Fighting for Flint

Joe Heidenescher, Community Editor
February 24
Filed under Community

In response to the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Mich., University of Toledo students are organizing material and political support. For the past two Saturdays, Jocelyn Watkins and other local organizers braved the frigid temperatures and traveled to Flint to deliver gallons of water and baby supplies...

UT class researches algae testing, finds high variability

Colleen Anderson, Managing Editor
February 10
Filed under News

While most Toledoan residents probably saw the water crisis in the summer of 2014 as an inconvenience at best and a disaster at worst, Associate Professor of Environmental Science Song Qian saw something else: an opportunity for learning. Qian’s curiosity was sparked by the report of the high levels...

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